Crime trail foils po­lice

The Courier-Mail - - NEWS -

FIVE thieves led po­lice on a 10-hour chase around Townsville yes­ter­day, driv­ing stolen cars, break­ing into homes and in­jur­ing res­i­dents.

A dozen po­lice crews were called but had not caught any­one late last night.

About 1am on Sun­day, po­lice were alerted to two stolen ve­hi­cles near Cairns.

One man was ar­rested af­ter be­ing stopped by road spikes just north of Townsville.

The other four men went on to an at­tempted car­jack­ing, se­ri­ous as­sault, at­tempted break and en­ter, theft of al­co­hol, an­other car theft, and more.

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